Pacific Northwest

Loop Hikes in the Olympic Mountains By Tim Paschal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798218224912
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Published: I.B. Group LLC - August 1st, 2023

The first and only book to describe 27 loop hikes, 21 of which have never been published. The detailed description of the trails are augmented by related history, geology, glaciology, silvology, flora, fauna, hydrology, meteorology and safety in the wilderness.


Salmon, Cedar, Rock & Rain: Washington's Olympic Peninsula By Tim McNulty, David Guterson (Introduction by), Fawn Sharp (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Tim McNulty, David Guterson (Introduction by), Fawn Sharp (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781680515299
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 11th, 2023

A visually mesmerizing and environmentally conscious profile of the Olympic Peninsula. -- Kirkus Reviews


Olympic National Park Impressions By James Randklev (Photographer) Cover Image
By James Randklev (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781560372035
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Published: Farcountry Press - June 1st, 2003

Rich, full-color landscape photographs made all around Washington's Olympic National Park make this an excellent souvenir or remembrance. Rainforest, Pacific beaches and their creatures, misty landscapes, rushing cascades - Randklev's camera has captured it all.


Olympic Mountains Trail Guide: National Park and National Forest By Robert Wood, Bill Hoke (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Robert Wood, Bill Hoke (Contribution by)
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ISBN: 9781680512502
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 4th, 2020

  • The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Olympics, first published more than 35 years ago
  • Sales of this new edition benefit Olympic Mountain Rescue
Olympic Mountains Trail Guide is a treasured, classic guidebook to one of the region's top hiking destinations. Reading Bob Wood's text is like having an old friend describe last weekend's hike to you.


Clallam County (Images of America) By Clallam County Historical Society Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738520957
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 28th, 2003

The first settlements of Clallam County were along the coast of the Olympic Peninsula, at the gateway to Victoria, British Columbia, and Puget Sound. When the hardy pioneers arrived, the land was covered by dense forests that had to be conquered for the communities to survive. Forestry, logging, and lumber were the main industries for more than 100 years.


Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early American Frontier By Peter Stark Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062218308
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Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast.


Elwha: A River Reborn By Lynda Mapes, Steve Ringman (Photographer) Cover Image
By Lynda Mapes, Steve Ringman (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781594857348
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Published: Mountaineers Books - March 5th, 2013

A compelling exploration of one of the largest dam removal projects in the world--and the efforts to save a stunning Northwest ecosystem

* Co-published with The Seattle Times
* 125 color photographs, including rare historic images
* Dam removal started in September 2011 while restoration work continues today


The Last Wilderness: A History of the Olympic Peninsula By Murray Morgan, Tim McNulty (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Murray Morgan, Tim McNulty (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780295745336
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Published: University of Washington Press - June 3rd, 2019

Murray Morgan's classic history of the Olympic Peninsula, originally published in 1955, evokes a remote American wilderness "as large as the state of Massachusetts, more rugged than the Rockies, its lowlands blanketed by a cool jungle of fir and pine and cedar, its peaks bearing hundreds of miles of living ice that gave rise to swift rivers alive with giant salmon."


Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America By Ivan Doig Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - October 20th, 1982

The author of This House of Sky provides a magnificent evocation of the Pacific Northwest through the diaries of James Gilchrist Swan, a settler of the region. Doig fuses parts of the Swan diaries with his own journal.


The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed By John Vaillant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393328646
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2006

A tale of obsession so fierce that a man kills the thing he loves most: the only giant golden spruce on earth.


Bering Sea Blues: A Crabber's Tale of FEAR in the Icy North By Joe Upton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935347118
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Published: Epicenter Press (WA) - June 1st, 2011

This a gripping memoir of a winter season of crab-fishing in the Bering Sea, filled with scary moments, killer ice, dangerous work, and-for the lucky ones-financial rewards. For others, survival was their reward.


Discovering Main Street: Travel Adventures in Small Towns of the Northwest By Foster Church Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - October 1st, 2010

The Enemy Never Came: The Civil War in the Pacific Northwest By Scott McArthur Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780870045127
Published: Caxton Press - October 1st, 2012

"Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press"

Although the Pacific Northwest was the area furthest removed from the actual battles of the Civil War, it was nonetheless profoundly affected by the war.


Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington By Ms. Cindy Talbott Roché, Richard Brainerd, Barbara L. Wilson, Nick Otting, Robert C. Korfhage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780870719592
Published: Oregon State University Press - July 19th, 2019

Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington is an illustrated guide to all 376 species, subspecies, and varieties of grasses—both native and introduced—that grow wild in Oregon and Washington. It also has broad applicability in neighboring states and provinces.


Lonely Planet Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest 8 (Travel Guide) By Becky Ohlsen, Robert Balkovich, Celeste Brash, Jess Lee, MaSovaida Morgan, Brendan Sainsbury Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781787013643
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Published: Lonely Planet - February 18th, 2020

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet's Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwestis your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.


Mosquito Fleet of South Puget Sound (Images of America) By Jean Findlay, Robin Paterson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738556079
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 28th, 2008

Before the advent of roads in western Washington, steamboats of the Mosquito Fleet swarmed all over Puget Sound. Sidewheelers, stern-wheelers, and propeller-driven, they ranged from the tiny 40-foot Marie to the huge 282-foot Yosemite, and from the famous Flyer to the unknown Leota.


Washington Myths and Legends: The True Stories behind History's Mysteries (Legends of the West) By Lynn Bragg Cover Image
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Published: Two Dot Books - September 1st, 2015

Tales of intrigue in this book include unusual unsolved crimes, legends of lost treasure, spine-tingling ghost stories, well-documented sea creature sightings, and more.



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Another Way the River Has: Taut True Tales from the Northwest By Robin Cody Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - March 15th, 2010

Best Tent Camping: Washington: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization By Ellie Kozlowski, Jeanne Pyle (Based on a Book by) Cover Image
By Ellie Kozlowski, Jeanne Pyle (Based on a Book by)
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Published: Menasha Ridge Press - December 11th, 2018

Perfect Camping for You in Washington


Camping Washington: The Best Public Campgrounds for Tents and RV's By Ron C. Judd Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - April 1st, 2017

You're planning an outing and gathering your gear or hitching up the trailer. To find the perfect campground you could go online and Google around for a couple of hours. Or you could just grab a copy of Camping Washington, 2nd Edition and find what you're looking for, not too big, not too small, not too rustic, or more rustic than not, in a couple of minutes.


Day Hiking South Cascades: Mt. St. Helens/Mt. Adams/Columbia Gorge By Dan Nelson, Alan Bauer (Photographer) Cover Image
By Dan Nelson, Alan Bauer (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781594850455
Published: Mountaineers Books - May 8th, 2007

* Compact, easy-carry size
* Two color maps, charts and elevation profiles

This handsome guide is full of charts and easy-to-find information that will help you quickly select your ideal hike. And once you're on the trail, you'll enjoy the sidebars on flora and fauna, and historical highlights that accompany many of the routes.


Frontier Legacy: History of the Olympic National Forest 1897 to 1960 By Jack R. Rooney, T. I. Dutch Notenboom (Editor) Cover Image
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Published: Northwest Interpretive Association - December 29th, 2007

Drawing from diary entries and work logs, official accounts, memoirs, personal reminiscences, and hundreds of photographs and reproductions, Jack Rooney provides a well illustrated history of the wild peninsula from the perspectives of the hearty individuals working on the land with the U.S. Forest Service from the late-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century.


Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Washington: Section Hiking from the Columbia River to Manning Park By Tami Asars Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 21st, 2016

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Washington is written by Tami Asars. Tami grew up in western Washington playing in the North Cascades. She teaches classes on backpacking basics, lightweight backpacking, and more.


Falcon Guide Hiking Washington: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Falcon Guides Hiking) By Oliver Lazenby Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - July 15th, 2014

Hiking Washington's History By Judy Bentley, Craig Romano Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - May 31st, 2021

For thousands of years people have traveled across Washington's spectacular terrain, establishing footpaths and roads to reach hunting grounds and coal mines high in the mountains, fishing sites and trade emporiums on the rivers, forests of old growth, and homesteads and towns on prairies.


The Milepost By Kris Valencia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781892154354
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Published: Milepost - March 7th, 2016

The Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the Pacific Northwest By Joan Tapper, Nik Wheeler (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Joan Tapper, Nik Wheeler (By (photographer))
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ISBN: 9780500515341
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 15th, 2010

A tour in words and photographs of the picturesque small towns of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia— their architectural treasures, charming inns, quaint main streets, and magnificent scenery.


Pacific Northwest Haunts By Joe Teeples Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780764334368
Published: Schiffer Publishing - May 30th, 2010

Investigate the ghosts of the Pacific Northwest with this useful field guide to spectral haunts Visit a community in Seattle built over top a children's graveyard, where unsuspecting homeowners report ghostly children in their homes. Read about ghastly happenings in Aberdeen where the ghost of Billy Ghol is still seen at the town pub.


Paddling Washington: Flatwater and Whitewater Routes in Washington State and the Inland Northwest By Rich Landers, Dan Hansen, Verne Huser Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594850561
Published: Mountaineers Books - April 7th, 2008


* 112 routes in rivers, streams, lakes, and bays in the Northwest
* For paddlers of all skill levels
* Maps, safety tips, equipment requirements, and a route comparison chart


Rail-Trails Washington & Oregon By Rails-To-Trails Conservancy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780899977935
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Published: Wilderness Press - May 19th, 2015

The experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present 42 of the best rail-trails and other multiuse pathways in Washington and Oregon.


Washington's History, Revised Edition: The People, Land, and Events of the Far Northwest By Harry Ritter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781513261690
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Published: Westwinds Press - October 23rd, 2018

Now with a new design and updated content, including three brand-new chapters plus a new preface and a postscript from the author.

An anything-but-dry history textbook in a take-it-with-you package, Washington's History is a fascinating walk through the sweeping story of a place and its people.


We Are Puget Sound: Discovering and Recovering the Salish Sea By David Workman, Brian Walsh (Photographer), Martha Kongsgaard (Foreword by) Cover Image
By David Workman, Brian Walsh (Photographer), Martha Kongsgaard (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781680512588
Published: Mountaineers Books - October 1st, 2019

2020 Gold Independent Publisher Book Award in West-Pacific, Best Regional Non-Fiction
2019 Silver Nautilus Award in Ecology & Environment
2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist in Regional


Weird Oregon: Your Travel Guide to Oregon's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets Volume 14 By Al Eufrasio, Jefferson Davis, Mark Moran (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781402754661
Published: Union Square & Co. - May 4th, 2010

The Pacific Northwest teems with colorful history and unique legends--and this tour of the Beaver State is no exception Check out the gas station restroom that looks like cowboy boots as you search the skies for a man flying across the state in a lawn chair tethered to helium balloons.


Biking Puget Sound: 60 Rides from Olympia to the San Juans By Bill Thorness Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 24th, 2014


- More than 50% new photos throughout
- 60 rides total, up from the original 50, chosen for their interest, beauty, and safety
- Read & Ride--downloadable cue sheets


Day Hiking: Mount Rainier: National Park, Crystal Mountain, Cayuse and Chinook Passes By Tami Asars Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781680510102
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Published: Mountaineers Books - May 29th, 2018

  • Written by the author of the popular Hiking the Wonderland Trail
  • Features all-new text and photos
  • More than 20 new hikes and all existing hikes refreshed
  • 1 percent of sales benefit Washington Trails Association
With old-growth evergreens, wildflower meadows, enchanting wildlife, raging rivers, and sparkling lakes set against a backdrop of ice fl


The Deepest Roots: Finding Food and Community on a Pacific Northwest Island By Kathleen Alcalá, Joel Sackett (Photographer) Cover Image
By Kathleen Alcalá, Joel Sackett (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780295999388
Published: University of Washington Press - September 1st, 2016

As friends began "going back to the land" at the same time that a health issue emerged, Kathleen Alcal set out to reexamine her relationship with food at the most local level.


The Dog Lover's Companion to the Pacific Northwest: The Inside Scoop on Where to Take Your Dog (Dog Lover's Companion Guides) By Val Mallinson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781598800326
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Published: Rick Steves - April 28th, 2009

The Dog Lover's Companion to the Pacific Northwest has the inside scoop on the best dog runs, parks, beaches, hiking trails, camping areas, pet-friendly businesses, and much more.


Early Logging Tools (Schiffer Book for Collectors) By Kevin Johnson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780764327407
Published: Schiffer Publishing - July 27th, 2007

Over 330 clear color photos display the wide array of equipment once used to log high timber that are now eminently collectible, including axes, saws, filing tools, springboards, oil bottles, undercutters, wedges, marlin spikes, drag saws, and venerable chainsaws. Historical photos display towering giants of old growth forests where loggers toiled decades ago.


Ghost Camps & Boom Towns By Joann Roe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780931551192
Published: Montevista Press - January 1st, 1995

Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies (Regional Guide) By Lonely Planet, John Lee, Korina Miller, Ryan Ver Berkmoes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786573377
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Published: Lonely Planet - April 18th, 2017

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.


Of Men and Mountains By William O. Douglas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941890004
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Published: Northwest Corner Books - July 1st, 2015

Of Men and Moutains is a book of personal adventure and discovery of William O. Douglas. It is an account of the way Douglas and other men found a richer life in the mountains and how they found something else besides.

In such country Douglas has noted, "Men can find deep solitude and under conditions of grandeur that are startling, he can come to know both himself and God."


Dream of escaping to an island, for the slower pace and stunning views? This illustrated love letter to the Pacific Northwest's iconic islands--focusing on Puget Sound, the San Juans, and Canada’s Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island--charms and educates travelers, locals, and armchair adventurers alike.

A PACIFIC NORTHWEST BESTSELLER!


The Pacific Crest Trailside Reader, Oregon and Washington: Adventure, History, and Legend on the Long-Distance Trail By Rees Hughes (Editor), Corey Lewis (Editor), Amy Uyeki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rees Hughes (Editor), Corey Lewis (Editor), Amy Uyeki (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781594855092
Published: Mountaineers Books - October 17th, 2011

* Unique woodcut illustrations decorate both volumes
* Trail map to follow story locations in each volume
* For both hikers and armchair adventurers of the PCT
* Available as a 2 volume compilation ebook


Ready All! George Yeoman Pocock and Crew Racing By Gordon Newell, Dick Erickson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Gordon Newell, Dick Erickson (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780295994840
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Published: University of Washington Press - January 2nd, 2015

In the 1920s, an upstart West Coast college began to challenge the Eastern universities in the ancient sport of crew racing. Sportswriters scoffed at the "crude western boats" and their crews. But for the next forty years, the University of Washington dominated rowing around the world.


A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia By Blaine Harden Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2012

"Superbly reported and written with clarity, insight, and great skill." —Washington Post Book World


Shelton (Images of America) By Margret Pauley Kingrey Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 13th, 2009

There were other settlers on the westernmost shores of Puget Sound when David Shelton arrived in 1854. Development was slow, but by 1888, Shelton's claim prevailed to become the hub of commerce and the seat of Mason County. The town welcomed "all who were willing to work," promoted journalist Grant C. Angle.


John Tornow Villain or Victim?: The Untold Story of the
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Published: Xlibris Us - September 18th, 2014

JOHN TORNOW: VILLAIN OR VICTIM? is a historical novel of the "Wildman of the Wynooche," who was alleged to have killed six people, starting with his 19-year-old twin nephews, William and John Bauer in 1911. The suspicion was laid to Tornow and it touched off a 19-month manhunt, the longest in Pacific Northwest history, before he was killed in a firefight on April 16, 1913.


Washington's Haunted Hotspots By Linda Moffitt Cover Image
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - October 1st, 2009

Washington provides more than just a ghost story or an eerie location--there's a haunted vacation brewing From Port Townsend to Spokane, and everywhere in between, you will find directions from one haunted site to the next. Are you hungry? Dine with spirit of the former police chief of Centralia. Tired? Sleep at the Davenport Hotel where you may wake up with the woman in white.


Beneath Cold Seas: The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest By David Hall, Sarika Cullis-Suzuki (Introduction by), Christopher Newbert (Foreword by) Cover Image
By David Hall, Sarika Cullis-Suzuki (Introduction by), Christopher Newbert (Foreword by)
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Published: University of Washington Press - April 1st, 2015

Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award Foundation Award for Design and Artistic Merit


Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park By Erik Molvar Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - July 15th, 2022

This fourth edition of Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes.


Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name: The Change of Worlds for the Native People and Settlers on Puget Sound By David M. Buerge Cover Image
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Published: Sasquatch Books - August 3rd, 2021

This is the first thorough historical account of Chief Seattle and his times--the story of a half-century of tremendous flux, turmoil, and violence, during which a native American war leader became an advocate for peace and strove to create a successful hybrid racial community.


Day Hiking North Cascades: Mount Baker * North Cascades Highway * Methow Valley * Mountain Loop Highway By Craig Romano Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - July 2nd, 2020

  • 30 all-new hikes in this edition--with more on eastern Cascade slopes
  • Completely re-researched and revised
  • 1% of sales donated to the Washington Trails Association for trail maintenance
This guide covers Mount Baker, the North Cascades Highway (SR 20) corridor, North Cascades National Park, Winthrop and the Methow Valley, the Pasayten Wilderness area, parts of


Day Hiking Oregon Coast By Bonnie Henderson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594850264
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Published: Mountaineers Books - March 1st, 2011


- Day Hiking: Oregon Coast replaces 120 Hikes on the Oregon Coast; it includes
6 new hikes and is in a completely revamped format
- Now includes a quick guide to the hikes that lists outings by features such as walks or hikes to hidden beaches, along bay spits, to lakes, or across sand dunes


Desolation Sound: A History By Heather Harbord Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781550174076
Published: Harbour - May 25th, 2007

Beautiful Desolation Sound, 150 km north of Vancouver, has for many years been the most popular cruising destination on the BC coast, but is today almost as devoid of local occupants as it was in 1792 when the dyspeptic Captain George Vancouver gave it its misleading name. It has not always been this way.


DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and British Columbia (Travel Guide) By DK Eyewitness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780241411513
Published: DK Eyewitness Travel - July 21st, 2020

Whether you want to hike through the spellbinding landscape of the Rockies, unwind with homebrewed beer in Portland or venture to Vancouver for immersive galleries and innovative dining, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.


DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest (Travel Guide) By DK Eyewitness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781465457127
Published: DK Eyewitness Travel - January 17th, 2017

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Pacific Northwest will lead you straight to the best attractions this beautiful region has to offer.


First Wilderness: My Quest in the Territory of Alaska By Sam Keith, Nick Jans (Foreword by), Laurel Keith Lies (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Sam Keith, Nick Jans (Foreword by), Laurel Keith Lies (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9781941821091
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Published: Alaska Northwest Books - September 15th, 2014

Fans of the Alaskan classic ONE MAN'S WILDERNESS will enjoy reading this memoir, of how its author, Sam Keith, and its subject, Dick Proenneke, first met.


Hiking Washington's Fire Lookouts By Amber Casali Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781680510607
Published: Mountaineers Books - April 16th, 2018

This new guide to hiking the fire lookouts of Washington's Cascades and Olympics is the quintessential Northwest guide and will appeal to a wide range of hikers. Features of Hiking Washington's Fire Lookouts include:


Hiking Waterfalls in Washington: A Guide to the State's Best Waterfall Hikes By Roddy Scheer, Adam Sawyer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762787289
Published: Falcon Press Publishing - June 2nd, 2015

The Milepost By Kris Valencia (Editor) Cover Image
By Kris Valencia (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781892154309
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Published: Morris Communications Corp. - March 19th, 2013

The MILEPOST® is the "quintessential" travel guide to Alaska and the highways and byways of the North. Since 1949, this "bible of North Country Travel" has offered details on road conditions, ferry travel, lodging, camping, fishing, sightseeing and services in Alaska, Yukon Territory, British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest Territories.


The Milepost 2018: Alaska Travel Planner By Kristine Valencia (Editor in Chief) Cover Image
By Kristine Valencia (Editor in Chief)
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ISBN: 9781892154378
Published: Milepost - March 7th, 2018

Northern Olympic Peninsula - An Explorer's Guide By Mike Westby, Kristy Westby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781733598392
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Published: Mike Fox Publications - November 13th, 2019

Where to Go & What To See On The Northern Olympic Peninsula


Seattle (Then and Now) By Clark Humphrey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738576053
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - September 26th, 2011

One of America's youngest big cities, Seattle has already seen a lot of growth and change in 160 years. Stunning buildings came up (and sometimes down). Parks were built on shipping docks, oil terminals, and airspace above a freeway. And despite Seattle's nature-loving reputation, its landscape was raised, lowered, and reshaped.


Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle's Topography By David B. Williams Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - March 1st, 2017

Residents and visitors in today's Seattle would barely recognize the landscape that its founding settlers first encountered. As the city grew, its leaders and inhabitants dramatically altered its topography to accommodate their changing visions. In Too High and Too Steep, David B.


Trees to Know in Oregon and Washington By Edward C. Jensen Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - February 28th, 2020

For 70 years, people have turned to one book to learn about Northwest trees: Trees to Know in Oregon. This new edition, retitled Trees to Know in Oregon and Washington, expands its scope to cover more territory and include more trees.
 
The book was first published in 1950. Charles R.


Waterfall Lover's Guide Pacific Northwest: Where to Find Hundreds of Spectacular Waterfalls in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, 5th Edition By Gregory Plumb Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594857539
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Published: Mountaineers Books - August 16th, 2013

* At-a-glance table for selecting waterfalls by scenic rating, form, how to access, best season to go, and defining characteristics


50 Hikes with Kids Oregon and Washington By Wendy Gorton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781604698008
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Published: Timber Press - April 3rd, 2018

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Handcrafted for Northwest caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington. These hikes are perfect for little legs—they are all under four miles and have an elevation gain of 900 feet of less.


52 Ways to Nature Washington: Your Seasonal Guide to a Wilder Year By Lauren Braden Cover Image
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  • Details each activity along with related history, flora and fauna, and cultural notes
  • Includes recommendations for different places to visit around the state to try the activity
  • "Nature Notebook" journal prompts to inspire you to record and make the most of your adventures
  • "Connect with Nature" ideas for experiential learning
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Best Hikes with Kids: Western Washington By Susan Elderkin Cover Image
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Author Susan Elderkin has seen her kids express wonder and glee at discovering insects and flowers, melt down in tearful defiance in the middle of a trail, and triumphantly reach a summit and view. In short, she's a regular mom who wants to encourage other parents to get their regular kids out into nature too.


The Best in Tent Camping: Washington: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate Rvs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos (Best in Tent Camping Washington) By Jeanne Louise Pyle, Ian Devine (Revised by) Cover Image
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From the Olympic Peninsula to Puget Sound, the Emerald State offers a wealth of camping opportunities. This expert guide profiles 50 of the state's best campsites, using a handy star system to rank everything from beauty, privacy, and spaciousness to quiet, security, and cleanliness.


From the basics of using mushroom kits to working with grain spawn, liquid cultures, and fruiting chambers, Stephen Russell covers everything you need to know to produce mouthwatering shiitakes, oysters, lion’s manes, maitakes, and portobellos.


Explorer's Guide Victoria & Vancouver Island: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations) By Eric Lucas Cover Image
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Published: Countryman Press - June 6th, 2011

"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered...Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, and history."—National Geographic Traveler


Haida Gwaii: A Guide to Bc's Islands of the People, Expanded Fifth Edition By Dennis Horwood Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - August 1st, 2016

Haida Gwaii, ancestral home of the Haida Nation, was once as inaccessible and mysterious as it is beautiful. The tight cluster of islands off British Columbia's northwest coast remained virtually untouchable for millennia, allowing its people to develop a distinct and exceptional cultural identity that was revered across the region.


The Lighthouse Handbook: West Coast: The Original Lighthouse Field Guide Including Alaska, Hawaii, and British Columbia By Jeremy D'Entremont Cover Image
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Published: Cider Mill Press - March 29th, 2016

The perfect companion for lighthouse buffs, this comprehensible and travel-friendly full-color field guide covers over 150 lighthouses on the West Coast, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada! 

For centuries the lighthouses of the West Coast have played a key role in the maritime history and lore of the nation.


Little Washington: A Nostalgic Look at the Evergreen State's Smallest Towns (Tiny Towns) By Nicole Hardina Cover Image
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This coffee-table book spotlights 100 Washington towns with populations under 3,500, with full-color photographs, fun facts, and details about what makes each community unique.


The Milepost 2022: Alaska Travel Planner By Serine Reeves Cover Image
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Published: Milepost - April 4th, 2022

The MILEPOST is the best-selling travel guide to Alaska and a "quintessential reference" for northern travelers. The MILEPOST includes mile-by-mile descriptions of more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta.


North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters By Sig Hansen, Mark Sundeen Cover Image
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 12th, 2011

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"A chronicle that reads like a collection of your crazy buddy's bar stories about his crazier old man." –Outside Magazine

The action of the hit Discovery Channel series DEADLIEST CATCH combines with the personal saga of a Norwegian family in this memoir adventure tale of commercial fishermen on the Bering Sea


Norwegian Seattle (Images of America) By Kristine Leander Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 3rd, 2008

The Norwegians who immigrated to Seattle were a sturdy stock. Perhaps it was due to their ancient history as determined Viking seafarers--or their more recent experiences as tenacious fishermen, farmers, loggers, and carpenters. From the first Norwegians to arrive in 1868 through today, Seattle's Norwegian American community has maintained a remarkable cohesiveness.


Oregon and Washington's Roadside Ecology: 33 Easy Walks Through the Region’s Amazing Natural Areas By Roddy Scheer Cover Image
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Published: Timber Press - March 29th, 2022

Discover natural history secrets hiding in plain sight

Have you ever seen a raging river disappear completely into a lava tube? Petrified subtropical plants in the middle of a high desert? Do you know how a 10,000-year-old argillite boulder can wind up 800 miles away from any similar rocks?


Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle By Murray Morgan, Mary Ann Gwinn (Introduction by) Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - March 15th, 2018

Skid Road tells the story of Seattle "from the bottom up," offering an informal and engaging portrait of the Emerald City's first century, as seen through the lives of some of its most colorful citizens.


100 Things to Do in Seattle Before You Die (100 Things to Do Before You Die) By Athima Chansanchai Cover Image
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Published: Reedy Press - February 15th, 2015

If all you know about Seattle is the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, or that it rains a lot, or that "Grey's Anatomy" takes place here, then this book is going to open up a whole new city to you. Foodies can binge on savory seafood at The Walrus and the Carpenter, swank fare at Canlis, burgers at Dick's and a cornucopia of organic, sustainable delights at the neighborhood farmer's market.


After the Blast: The Ecological Recovery of Mount St. Helens By Eric Wagner Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - April 20th, 2020

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On May 18, 1980, people all over the world watched with awe and horror as Mount St. Helens erupted. Fifty-seven people were killed and hundreds of square miles of what had been lush forests and wild rivers were to all appearances destroyed.


Anacortes (Images of America) By Bret Lunsford Cover Image
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Located on the north shore of Fidalgo Island in Washington State's Puget Sound, Anacortes was founded by railroad surveyor Amos Bowman and named in honor of his wife, Anna Curtis; they promoted Anacortes as the "New York of the West." Thousands of years prior to the 1890s boom and bust, Fidalgo Island was--and still is--home to the Samish and the Swinomish tribes.


Battle Ready: The National Coast Defense System and the Fortification of Puget Sound, 1894-1925 By David M. Hansen Cover Image
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Published: Washington State University Press - June 27th, 2014

Altered landscapes and an array of concrete structures--remnants of Puget Sound fortifications--serve as silent reminders of a unique chapter in Pacific Northwest history. The ocean inlet's wide entrance, deep waters, and recurrent fog left it vulnerable to attack.


Developing the Pacific Northwest: The Life and Work of Asahel Curtis By William H. Wilson Cover Image
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Published: Washington State University Press - August 7th, 2015

Asahel Curtis arrived on the Puget Sound in 1888. The teenager labored on farms and later in his brother Edward's successful Seattle photography studio. By 1895 his extended family resided together in the city. With their support, Asahel set out for Skagway, Alaska, in 1897.


The DeWire Guide to Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast: California, Oregon and Washington By Elinor Dewire Cover Image
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Published: Paradise Cay Publications - April 15th, 2010

This guidebook, now in a second, expanded edition, is a roundup of the existing lighthouses along the Pacific Coast of the United States.


Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest: A Guide to the Area's Best Sites for Gold By Garret Romaine Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - May 1st, 2015

Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest is the premiere reference source for anyone who is interested in getting started or continuing their gold prospecting in the pacific northwest region. Containing accurate, up-to-date prospecting information for all known panning areas in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.


Grand Coulee Dam (Images of America) By Ray Bottenberg Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - February 6th, 2008

Washington's Grand Coulee is an ice-age channel that carried the Columbia River when ice dammed its main course. Grand Coulee was long recognized as an ideal place to store Columbia River water to irrigate the arid but fertile Columbia Basin.


Haunted Graveyard of the Pacific (Haunted America) By Ira Wesley Kitmacher Cover Image
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Published: History Press - July 26th, 2021

Despite its idyllic setting, the coast of the Pacific Northwest has another, darker name by which it is known: the Graveyard of the Pacific. Two thousand ships and countless lives have been lost to the waters of the Pacific Ocean, and the Columbia River has claimed many more. The spirits of early settlers, Native Americans and drowned mariners are said to linger near the shores.


Hiking the North Cascades: A Guide to More Than 100 Great Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking) By Erik Molvar Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - May 17th, 2019

Mile-by-mile descriptions, maps, and elevation profiles for more than 100 hikes eliminate the guesswork, but not the challenge, of hiking in this mountain paradise.


Hiking the West Coast of Vancouver Island: An Updated and Comprehensive Trail Guide By Tim Leadem Cover Image
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Published: Greystone Books - May 5th, 2015

The rugged west coast of Vancouver Island offers some of the most spectacular and storied hiking in the Pacific Northwest. Home to the world-famous West Coast Trail, once a lifeline for marooned sailors and still among the most breath-taking yet demanding hikes on the continent, the island's western shores also feature lesser-known coastal trails for all abilities.


Hiking Trails of the Pacific Northwest: Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Southwestern British Columbia (Great Hiking Trails) By Bart Smith (Photographs by), Craig Romano, William Sullivan, Daniel Evans (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Published: Rizzoli - September 15th, 2020

Hike some of the most famous trails in the world, with the region's top guides right by your side.

This official book celebrates the trails of the Pacific Northwest with stunning photography, maps, rarely seen archival photos, and information-packed text by top regional hiking authors that brings the history of the trails to life.


Last Wednesday: A Pacific Northwest Anthology of Poetry By Written by Eight Poets, Ruth Marcus (Designed by) Cover Image
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Published: Wide Awake Publishing - October 30th, 2013

Last Wednesday: A Pacific Northwest Anthology of Poetry includes poems by eight writers who make their home on the Olympic Peninsula - Gene Bradbury, Howard Chadwick, Judith Duncan, Jim Fisher, Mary Jill Klay, George Lindamood, Ruth Marcus and Terry Moore. Published by Wide Awake Publishing on November 27, 2013. ISBN 978-0-97766004-3-5, 112 pages, 6x9," $12.95, weight 176.898 gm.


Lighthouse: An Illuminating History of the World's Coastal Sentinels By R. G. Grant Cover Image
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Lighthouse is packed with extraordinary stories of human innovation, desperate shipwrecks, builders defying the elements and heroic sea rescues. Through more than 350 gorgeous vintage images and historic details, Lighthouse brings the golden age of seafaring alive.


Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking: Best Hikes plus Beer, Bites, and Campgrounds Nearby (Moon Outdoors) By Matt Wastradowski Cover Image
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Towering peaks, sparkling coastline, and vast old-growth forests: wherever you turn in the Pacific Northwest, adventure awaits. Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and hit the trails with Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking.


Moon San Juan Islands (Travel Guide) By Don Pitcher Cover Image
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Published: Moon Travel - May 16th, 2017

Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides!

'Island time' isn't just for the tropics: immerse yourself in evergreen forests, rocky shorelines, and the glittering sea with Moon San Juan Islands.


Mount Baker (Images of America) By John D'Onofrio, Todd Warger Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - December 16th, 2013

Mount Baker rises over northern Washington State like a mirage, dominating the landscape like few mountains in the United States. On a clear day, it is visible from as far away as Vancouver, British Columbia, and Tacoma, Washington.


On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches By Bruce Bjornstad, Eugene Kiver Cover Image
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Published: Keokee Co. Publishing, Inc. - May 21st, 2012

Ice Age cataclysms violently transformed the Northwest thousands of years ago, leaving behind scores of flood features, many found nowhere else on Earth. The sheer enormity of the Ice Age floods is mind-boggling. The floods helped gouge out Idaho's largest and deepest lake, Pend Oreille, and sculpted the weird topography of eastern Washington.


The Pig War (Images of America) By Mike Vouri Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 21st, 2008

San Juan Island is well known for its splendid vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands, and orca whales. But it was also here, in 1859, that the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over a dead pig. On July 18 of that year, Capt. George E.


San Juan Island (Images of America) By Mike Vouri, Julia Vouri, San Juan Historical Society Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 1st, 2010

With sheltered harbors, open prairies, and secluded woodlands, San Juan Island has been a magnet for human habitation for thousands of years. Salmon runs and rich soil promised not only an abundant food source but also a good living for those willing to work hard.


Seattle's Medic One: How We Don't Die By Richard Rapport MD Cover Image
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Published: History Press - August 5th, 2019

In 1968, Dr. Leonard Cobb, along with Seattle fire chief Gordon Vickery, began to implement something new and daring: one of the country's first pre-hospital coronary care systems. Along with Dr. Michael Copass, they started Medic One, an emergency service unlike any other.


Secret Seattle (Seattle Walk Report): An Illustrated Guide to the City's Offbeat and Overlooked History By Susanna Ryan Cover Image
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Published: Sasquatch Books - August 3rd, 2021

Capturing the same charm and whimsy she brought to Seattle Walk Report, Instagram darling Susanna Ryan takes things a step further, revealing the forgotten history behind the people, places, and things that shaped Seattle.


Strange Monsters of the Pacific Northwest By Michael Newton Cover Image
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - February 16th, 2011

Is it possible that unusual creatures share the Pacific Northwest with its 10.3 million human occupants? It's true Oregon and Washington have "misplaced" alien invaders, such as a half-inch flea, a giant spider with a leg span of three inches, and a snakehead fish (made famous of late in four horror movies) that can breathe in water and on land, and grows to be about four feet long.


Washington Wildflower Hikes: 50 Destinations By Nathan Barnes, Jeremy Barnes Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - March 17th, 2021

From flower-filled alpine meadows to streams lined with delicate Scouler's corydalis blooms, and from lakes covered in water lilies to Dr. Seussian drifts of bear grass, Washington offers something for every hiker--and flower lover. Brothers Nathan and Jeremy Barnes lead hikers on 50 trails to seasonal floral displays, ranging across varied landscapes.


Wild Edge: Freedom to Roam the Pacific Coast By Florian Schulz Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - October 15th, 2015


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-First book on this ocean-based North American wildlife corridor
-The health of many important marine species depends on this corridor
-The Wild Edge is the result of more than 6 years of expeditions
-Contributions by Eric Scigliano, Jon Hoekstra, and Bonnie Henderson


WildLife: Volume 3: The Fisherman's Holidays By Pat Neal Cover Image
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Published: iUniverse - October 5th, 2017

Fishermen like holidays because they keep other folks off the water. The way they celebrate traditional holidays like Thanksgiving, obscure holidays like Arbor Day, and as yet-to-be-declared holidays like National Cabin Fever Day depends on whether one fishes or not.


Cold Mountain Path: The Ghost Town Decades of McCarthy-Kennecott, Alaska By Tom Kizzia Cover Image
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Published: Porphyry Press - September 7th, 2021

In this history of life in an isolated ghost town, bestselling Alaska author Tom Kizzia unfolds a deeply American saga of renunciation and renewal.



Pacific Crest Trail Washington By Adrienne Schaefer Cover Image
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Published: Wilderness Press - June 1st, 2010

Discover the best segments of the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington with this succinct and portable guide. Instead of guiding hikers through the arduous task of hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail, this guide helps travelers plan trips that incorporate hiking on the PCT.


Day Hike! Central Cascades, 3rd Edition: More Than 65 Trails You Can Hike in a Day By Mike McQuaide Cover Image
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Published: Sasquatch Books - April 29th, 2014

Discover the best trails for day hiking in Washington State’s Central Cascades. Now updated and redesigned with full-color photography, the Day Hike! series was written for people who want to spend their days in the mountains and their nights at home.


Day Hike! North Cascades, 4th Edition: More than 55 Washington State Trails You Can Hike in a Day By Mike McQuaide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632171641
Published: Sasquatch Books - March 19th, 2019

Discover the very best day hikes in North Cascades National Park and the wilderness around Washington State's scenic North Cascades.


Day Hikes in Washington State: 90 Favorite Trails, Loops, and Summit Scrambles By Don J. Scarmuzzi Cover Image
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Published: West Margin Press - May 18th, 2021

Featuring 90 hikes in the state of Washington, this guidebook for hiking enthusiasts of all levels shares the best views and insider tips for every trail, complete with full-color photographs and maps.


A Drum in One Hand, a Sockeye in the Other: Stories of Indigenous Food Sovereignty from the Northwest Coast (Indigenous Confluences) By Charlotte Coté Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - January 28th, 2022

In the dense rainforest of the west coast of Vancouver Island, the Somass River (c̓uumaʕas) brings sockeye salmon (miʕaat) into the Nuu-chah-nulth community of Tseshaht. C̓uumaʕas and miʕaat are central to the sacred food practices that have been a crucial part of the Indigenous community's efforts to enact food sovereignty, decolonize their diet, and preserve their ancestral knowledge.


Early Ballard (Images of America) By Julie D. Pheasant-Albright Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 1st, 2007

The first land claim in what would become the city of Ballard was made in 1852, but it wasn't until a ship captain named William Rankin Ballard lost a bet with a business partner and found himself the owner of 160 acres of seemingly worthless land that the city prospered and became the "Shingle Capital of the World." Incorporated in 1890, Ballard grew quickly, thanks to shingle and lumber mills an


Emerald Street: A History of Hip Hop in Seattle By Daudi Abe, Sir Mix-A-Lot (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Daudi Abe, Sir Mix-A-Lot (Foreword by)
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Published: University of Washington Press - November 15th, 2020

From the first rap battles in Seattle's Central District to the Grammy stage, hip hop has shaped urban life and the music scene of the Pacific Northwest for more than four decades. In the early 1980s, Seattle's hip-hop artists developed a community-based culture of stylistic experimentation and multiethnic collaboration.


Extraordinary Women Conservationists of Washington: Mothers of Nature By Deirdre Arntz Cover Image
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Published: History Press - January 12th, 2015

Courageous women are to thank for many of Washington's environmental conservation successes. Bonnie Phillips, Melanie Rowland and Helen Engle battled harmful timber cutting. Polly Dyer and Emily Haig worked to expand Olympic National Park and organized efforts to establish North Cascades National Park. Women helped create the Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters.


Fodor's Alaska By Fodor's Travel Guides Cover Image
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Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - February 9th, 2016

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Alaska is a trip of a lifetime.


Fodor's Pacific Northwest By Shelley Arenas, Kimberly Bowker, Cedar Burnett Cover Image
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Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - December 3rd, 2013

With the growing interest in adventure travel, national parks, cool cities, and wine and micro-breweries, the Pacific Northwest attracts a huge number of visitors every year. This dramatic region, which stretches from British Columbia to Oregon, provides pristine wilderness areas to explore--from coastlines to mountains--as well as vibrant metropolitan scenes in Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver.


Ghost Stories of Washington By Barbara Smith, Randy Williams (Editor) Cover Image
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Published: Ghost House Books - September 30th, 2021

Enjoy this spooky romp through a world of restless spirits, from the ghost who warns hikers in the Cascades about a dangerous path, to the phantoms that roam the Seattle Underground. You'll read a fascinating account about a man wrongly lynched near Rockford. He swears revenge on the drunken vigilantes who strung him up--and they each die screaming.


Gifted Earth: The Ethnobotany of the Quinault and Neighboring Tribes By Douglas Deur Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - May 26th, 2022

Published in cooperation with the Quinault Indian Nation

Gifted Earth features traditional Native American plant knowledge, detailing the use of plants for food, medicines, and materials.


Greenscapes: Olmsted's Pacific Northwest By Joan Hockaday, Mary Daniels (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Joan Hockaday, Mary Daniels (Contribution by)
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Published: Washington State University Press - May 1st, 2009

"Seattle possesses extraordinary landscape advantages in having a great abundance and variety of water views and views of wooded hills and distant mountains and snow-capped peaks. I do not know of any place where the natural advantages for parks are better than here.


Hiking Washington: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Guides) By Oliver Lazenby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781493041237
Published: Falcon Press Publishing - June 1st, 2020

Lace up your boots and sample more than fifty hikes in spectacular Washington, with its densely forested trails, abundant wildlife, lush foliage, and hundreds of miles of cascading streams. Inside this new edition you'll find up-to-date trail information, detailed maps, and clear directions from major access points, as well as information on nearby lodging, restaurants, and events.


Kayaking Alone: Nine Hundred Miles from Idaho's Mountains to the Pacific Ocean (Outdoor Lives) By Mike Barenti Cover Image
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2008

The Columbia and its tributaries are rivers of conflict. Amid pitched battles over the economy, the environment, and breaching dams on the lower Snake River, the salmon that have always quickened these rivers are disappearing.


Logging in Grays Harbor (Images of America) By Brian Woodwick, Gene Woodwick Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 14th, 2014

Grays Harbor reigned supreme as the "Logging Capital of the World" for 150 years. Homesteaders became loggers and hired local Indians, who had logged the area's massive trees since ancient times. Sailors, too, were hired to rig spar trees. They fearlessly plied lumber schooners across destructive waters and carried timber products to the East Coast, South America, and other foreign ports.


Logging Long Ago By Mary Martin Cover Image
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - February 15th, 2007

Follow the history of logging as it unfolds across the United States, from the virgin forests of the east, to the towering redwoods of the West Coast. Historic photography, much of it beautifully hand tinted, captures images of the early woods, the woodsman, and the machines of this important industry. From its earliest days, logging was grueling work done in the isolation of virgin forests.


Lonely Planet Alaska 12 (Travel Guide) By Brendan Sainsbury, Catherine Bodry, Adam Karlin Cover Image
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Published: Lonely Planet - May 15th, 2018

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Alaska is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wonder at epic glaciers, spot bears the size of bison, or catch the midnight sun in the Arctic Circle all with your trusted travel companion.


Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip: Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, the Olympic Peninsula, Portland, the Oregon Coast & Mount Rainier (Travel Guide) By Allison Williams Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631219986
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Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!

Discover vibrant cities like Seattle, Vancouver, and Portland, and explore the emerald wilderness in between with Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip. Inside you'll find:


Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide) By Carolyn B. Heller Cover Image
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Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!


National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada, 2nd Edition By National Geographic Cover Image
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Published: National Geographic - December 27th, 2016

This completely updated guidebook shows you how to make the most out of your visit to Canada’s 47 gorgeous national parks, just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday—from Cape Breton Highlands to Banff to Pacific Rim National Park Preserve, plus the five newest additions: Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve, Mealy Mountains, Rouge Urban, Qausuittuq, and Sable Island N


Nisqually Indian Tribe (Images of America) By Cecelia Svinth Carpenter, Maria Victoria Pascualy, Trisha Hunter Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 28th, 2008

The Nisqually are the original stewards of prairie lands, mountains, and rivers in Thurston and Pierce Counties. They welcomed British and American newcomers and tightly bound the outsiders to the Native American world. This volume visually explores the traditional time, when Nisqually political and economic control of the South Sound was supreme.


Sea Kayaking: The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips to Major Expeditions By John Dowd, Freya Hoffmeister (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Published: Greystone Books - May 5th, 2015


Sea Kayaking covers the basics of equipment and technique, including types of paddles and strokes, as well as such essential skills as how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate with and without GPS and how to travel with a group.


Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods By Susanna Ryan, Seattle Walk Report Cover Image
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Published: Sasquatch Books - August 13th, 2019

Instagram sensation Seattle Walk Report uses her distinctive comic style and eagle eye to illustrate the charming and quirky people, places, and things that define Seattle's neighborhoods.


Seattle's Commercial Aviation: 1908-1941 (Images of Aviation) By Ed Davies, Steve Ellis, Foreword By Bill Boeing Jr Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738571010
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 14th, 2009

Interested in aviation as early as 1910, William Boeing waited until 1914 for his first airplane ride. In 1916, he founded the airplane company that put Seattle on the aviation map. Before Boeing, Seattle featured aircraft builders like Eugene Romano, G. T. Takasou, Tom Hamilton, and Herb Munter. Boeing emerged during World War I and, by the beginning of World War II, had become a world leader.


Seattle's Pioneer Square (Images of America) By Joy Keniston-Longrie, Wes Uhlman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738571447
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 1st, 2009

Seattle's Pioneer Square--home of "Underground Seattle," the great 1889 fire, and once the provisioner of supplies for gold seekers during the Klondike gold rush--is today a destination for millions of locals and visitors each year.


Spirited Waters: Soloing South Through the Inside Passage By Jennifer Hahn Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - March 15th, 2009


* Mixes adventure travel with natural history in this solo kayaking adventure
* Includes the author's hand-drawn illustrations


Tahoma and Its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier National Park By Jeff Antonelis-Lapp Cover Image
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Published: Washington State University Press - March 1st, 2020

A magnificent active volcano, Mount Rainier ascends to 14,410 feet above sea level--the highest in Washington State. The source of five major rivers, it has more glaciers than any other peak in the contiguous U.S. Its slopes are home to ancient forests, spectacular subalpine meadows, and unique, captivating creatures.


There's a Moose in My Garden: Designing Gardens in Alaska and the Far North By Brenda C. Adams Cover Image
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Published: University of Alaska Press - August 15th, 2013

What do you do when a young moose calf wants to dine on your freshly planted Lady’s Mantle for lunch? What plants can handle a summer of nearly endless sun? How do you harness the wild beauty of the north for your own backyard?


Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska By Miranda Weiss Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 25th, 2010

"Tide, Feather, Snow is about the resplendence and subtleties of coastal Alaska, and about one woman’s attempt to be fully present in them. Weiss serves as a skilled and poetic witness to a place undergoing incessant change." — Anthony Doerr, author of The Shell Collector


Top 10 Seattle [With Map] By Eric Amrine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780756696771
Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - July 15th, 2013

"DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Seattle" gives you the best information on everything from food to events in Seattle. Whether you wish to experience the dizzying heights of the Seattle Center, find the liveliest nightlife, or shop at the Pike Place Market, this pocket-sized travel guide to Seattle is packed with essential information for all budgets.


Washington Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff By Harriet Baskas Cover Image
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - April 12th, 2011

The definitive collection of Washington's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for Washington residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.


Washington National Guard (Images of America) By William Andrew Leneweaver, Richard G. Patterson, William H. Woodward Jr Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 28th, 2019

The Washington National Guard boasts a rich and illustrious history. From Neah Bay to Asotin and from Spokane to Grays Harbor, citizen soldiers and airmen have served and sacrificed in both local communities and exotic places: Spokane and Luzon, Whidbey I.


Astoria (Images of America) By Jeffrey H. Smith, Columbia River Maritime Museum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738575278
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 25th, 2011

Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. It began in 1811 as a small but ambitious fur trading venture of New York entrepreneur John Jacob Astor and his Pacific Fur Company. The town has seen the development of commerce and trade ebb and flow like the tide throughout its history.


BC Coastal Recreation Kayaking and Small Boat Atla: Vol. 2: British Columbia's West Vancouver Island By John Kimantas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781552858653
Published: Whitecap Books - August 2nd, 2007

An essential tool for kayaking British Columbia's coast.


Becoming Wild: Living the Primitive Life on a West Coast Island By Nikki van Schyndel Cover Image
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Published: Caitlin Press Inc. - March 25th, 2014

Nikki van Schyndel is not your typical grizzled survivalist. She is a contemporary, urban young woman who threw off modern comforts to spend nineteen months in a remote rainforest with her housecat and a virtual stranger. Set in the Broughton Archipelago, a maze of isolated islands near northern Vancouver Island, BECOMING WILD is a story of survival in the pristine wilderness of BC.


Best Rail Trails Pacific Northwest: More Than 60 Rail Trails in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho By Natalie Bartley Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - May 1st, 2015

Blow for the Landing: A Hundred Years of Steam Navigation on the Waters of the West (Schiffer History Book) By Fritz Timmen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780764303180
Published: Schiffer Publishing - April 25th, 1997

All aboard for a trip back to the glory days of steamboating. This book is packed with history, photographs, and tales highlighting the personalities of various ships and the men who ran them. Colorful paddle-wheelers that carried goods and passengers to help develop the pioneer American West are pictured and described along with humorous and wonderful tales of adventures.


The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs By Frances McCue, Mary Randlett (Photographer) Cover Image
By Frances McCue, Mary Randlett (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780295989648
Published: University of Washington Press - March 19th, 2010

Richard Hugo visited places and wrote about them. He wrote about towns: White Center and La Push in Washington; Wallace and Cataldo in Idaho; Milltown, Philipsburg, and Butte in Montana. Often his visits lasted little more than an afternoon, and his knowledge of the towns was confined to what he heard in bars and diners. From these snippets, he crafted poems.


Charlie's Charts: U.S. Pacific Coast By Charles Wood, Margo Wood Cover Image
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Published: Paradise Cay Publications - November 1st, 2015

This cruising guide is a proven reference for safe navigation of the challenges for travel along the US Pacific Coast. It clearly describes the choices of routes for travel along the coast: harbor-hopping, inshore and offshore routes and discusses weather, crossing bars and safety issues.


Cycling the Islands: A Guide to Scenic Routes on the San Juan and Gulf Islands By John Crouch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771601610
Published: Rocky Mountain Books Incorporated - May 24th, 2016

Featuring over 35 adventures on 13 different islands, each route includes a map and detailed information on local history, topography, aesthetics, places of interest, type of road, general route condition, level of difficulty, start and end points, checkpoints along the way and plenty of full-colour photographs.


Cycling the Pacific Coast: The Complete Guide from Canada to Mexico By Bill Thorness Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 27th, 2017

  • Covers the entire 2,000-mile route from Canada to Mexico, including alternate and side-route options
  • Information on lodging, camping, loading the bike, safe cycling, road conditions, weather, and more
The Pacific Coast route is the most popular bike touring route in the U.S., according to Mountaineers Books' non-profit partner, the Adventure Cycling Association.


Day Hike! North Cascades, 3rd Edition: More Than 55 Trails You Can Hike in a Day By Mike McQuaide Cover Image
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Published: Sasquatch Books - April 29th, 2014

Explore the North Cascades National Park and the wilderness around Washington State’s scenic North Cascades using this guidebook to the 59 best day hikes in the region. Each trail is rated, and ranges from easy to moderate to extreme—giving newbie hikers or veterans with hundreds of miles on their boots the choices they want.


Day Hiking Eastern Washington: Kettles-Selkirks * Columbia Plateau * Blue Mountains By Rich Landers, Craig Romano Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - March 27th, 2013

Day Hiking: Eastern Washington features 125 day hikes throughout the eastern Washington region, roughly covering the area of the state east of Highway 97.


Dreamspeaker Cruising Guide Series: The Broughtons Volume 5 By Anne Yeadon-Jones Cover Image
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Published: Fineedge.com - September 27th, 2006

Anne and Laurence Yeadon-Jones, whose classic guides on southern waters have made them the coast's favourite cruising writers, weigh in on the fabulous cruising territory of the Broughton Archipelago. Volume 5 includes all of the familiar features that make the Dreamspeaker series so popular.


Fodor's the Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises (Fodor's Full-Color Gold Guides) By Fodor's Travel Guides Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101879665
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Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - March 15th, 2016

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Fodor's The Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises includes detailed profiles of every major cruise line and ship sailing in Alaska, plus overviews of more than 20 top ports of call and major inland destinations.


Following the Curve of Time: The Legendary M. Wylie Blanchet By Cathy Converse Cover Image
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Friday Harbor (Images of America) By Mike Vouri, Julia Vouri, San Juan Historical Society and Museum Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - February 1st, 2009

When Friday Harbor, Washington, was incorporated in 1909, some wanted the town's name changed. In a misunderstanding, the British had named it in 1858 for a shepherd named "Friday," who thought they were making introductions, not asking the name of the sheltered bay where he minded sheep. But the name stuck.


Frommer's Easyguide to Seattle, Portland and the Oregon Coast (Easyguides) By Donald Olson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781628873801
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Published: Frommermedia - March 13th, 2018

Everything you need for a successful Pacific Northwest vacation--in one concise and intelligent guide. Seattle is a dynamic metropolis of theaters, museums, shops and superb restaurants; Portland, the "City of Roses", is a fun-loving place of numerous beer and arts festivals, alongside theaters, cultural attractions, parks and gardens.


Hiking Washington's History By Judy Bentley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780295990637
Published: University of Washington Press - August 26th, 2010

Hiking Washington's History reveals the stories embedded in Washington's landscape. This trail guide narrates forty historic trails, ranging from short day hikes to three- or four-day backpacking trips over mountain passes. Every region in the state is included, from the northwesternmost tip of the continental United States at Cape Flattery to the remote Blue Mountains in the southeast.


Hiking Waterfalls Washington: A Guide to the State's Best Waterfall Hikes By Roddy Scheer, Adam Sawyer Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - May 15th, 2019

Hiking Waterfalls in Washington includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for the area's most scenic waterfall hikes. Hike descriptions also include history, trivia, and GPS coordinates.


In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History By Ellen Morris Bishop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780881927894
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Published: Timber Press - June 29th, 2006

Geology is an extremely visual subject, and In Search of Ancient Oregon is a beautifully photographed, expertly written account of Oregon's fascinating geological story.


In the Blast Zone: Catastrophe and Renewal on Mt. St. Helens By Charles Goodrich Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - May 15th, 2008

In The Words of Olympic Peninsula Authors Volume 2 By Heidi Hansen Cover Image
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Published: H3 Press - August 31st, 2018

Klee Wyck Journal: The Making of a Wilderness Retreat By Lou McKee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935347750
Published: Epicenter Press - October 17th, 2017

After many years of paddling the waterways and outer coasts of the Pacific Northwest, author and artist Lou McKee planned a short kayaking trip near Vancouver Island with friends and family that unexpectedly became a yearly tradition.


Leavenworth (Images of America) By Rose Kinney-Holck, Upper Valley Museum at Leavenworth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738581972
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - March 14th, 2011

Leavenworth, located in the central Cascades of Washington state, was once known as Icicle, and has been home to Native Americans, settlers, miners, railroad workers, and loggers. The native tribes came to this pristine and bountiful area to hunt game and fish for salmon.


Lighthouses and Life-Saving on the Oregon Coast (Images of America) By David Pinyerd Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738548876
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 20th, 2007

The Oregon Coast has been the site of shipwrecks even before Lewis and Clark's arrival in 1805. Even as the population grew, the federal government let the Oregon Coast go unguarded by lighthouses and lifesavers for decades. Economic and political pressures finally forced the government to build the first Oregon lighthouse in 1857 at the Umpqua River.


Lonely Planet Vancouver (City Guide) By Lonely Planet, John Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786573339
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Published: Lonely Planet - April 18th, 2017

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Vancouver is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.


Lost Fire Lookout Hikes and Histories: Olympic Peninsula and Willapa Hills By Leslie Romer Cover Image
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Published: Sidekick Press - December 7th, 2021

Do you need engaging new places to hike? Lost Fire Lookout Hikes and Histories: Olympic Peninsula and Willapa Hills provides all the info you need to hike to 66 accessible fire lookout sites in this region. Each chapter includes clear driving directions, a detailed hike description, a map, and the known history of each fire lookout building.


Moon Coastal Oregon (Travel Guide) By Judy Jewell, W. C. McRae Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640498945
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Published: Moon Travel - July 14th, 2020

Observe mighty forces of nature, hike coastal cliffs, and savor a moment of solitude with Moon Coastal Oregon. Inside you'll find:

  • Flexible, strategic itineraries, from seaside weekend getaways to a 10-day road trip along U.S.


Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking: The Complete Guide to More Than 900 of the Best Hikes in Washington and Oregon (Moon Outdoors) By Scott Leonard, Sean Patrick Hill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781598800999
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Published: Moon Travel - June 1st, 2010

Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and head out to discover the best hiking trails in Washington and Oregon with Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking.


Moon Washington Camping: The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping (Moon Outdoors) By Tom Stienstra Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640499492
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Published: Moon Travel - April 10th, 2018

Moon Travel Guides: Your Adventure Starts Here

Whether you're parking the RV or camping in secluded wilderness, explore the great outdoors of the Evergreen State with Moon Washington Camping. Inside you'll find:


Mount St. Helens (Images of America) By David A. Anderson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467130554
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 21st, 2013

The story of Mount St. Helens is that of an active volcano and human interaction with it. The mountain is culturally important to the regional native people.


My Wrangell Mountains By Ruedi Homberger , Jon Van Zyle, Jona Van Zyle, Chris Larsen (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781602231368
Published: University of Alaska Press - December 15th, 2011

High atop cascading waterfalls and deep within the lush green depths of the valleys, Swiss photographer Ruedi Homberger has for more than twenty years captured in photographs the majestic beauty of eastern Alaska’s Wrangell Mountain range.


Naselle-Grays River Valley (Images of America) By Donna Gatens-Klint, Appelo Archives Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738558721
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - January 19th, 2009

Naselle-Grays River Valley is located in western Wahkiakum County and southern Pacific County, with the mighty Columbia River running the full length of the region. The Chinook Indians made the valley their home long before Lewis and Clark came down the Columbia on their expedition to find the Pacific Ocean.


Naval Air Station Whidbey Island By William R. Stein, The Pby Naval Air Museum Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions - July 24th, 2017

Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island in Washington State has a long and storied history that began in 1942 and continues to the present day. Tucked away on an island that is its namesake, NAS Whidbey was originally conceptualized as a small support base for an existing air station in nearby Seattle.


Old Tacoma (Images of America) By Caroline Gallacci Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 17th, 2006

In 1865, Job Carr paddled a canoe to his new homestead on a small harbor that would become Old Tacoma. The area's notorious reputation--as "The Wildest Port North of San Francisco's Barbary Coast"--haunted it for decades after the tall-masted schooners, sailors, brothels, and saloons were gone.


Orcas Island (Images of America) By Orcas Island Historical Society and Muse Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 10th, 2006

Orcas Island, the largest of the 172 islands in San Juan County, lies in the Salish Sea north of Puget Sound. Known as the "Gem of the San Juans" for her shimmering emerald hills bounded by 125 miles of rocky, tree-lined shore, Orcas was home to countless.


Remembering Washington State By Dale E. Soden (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596526747
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Published: Turner - June 14th, 2010

Washington State has a rich history. Known for its stunning natural beauty and diversity, Washington was populated for centuries by a large number of Native American tribes. Explored by British sea captains in the late eighteenth century, the region was opened in the early nineteenth century with the aid of explorers Lewis and Clark.


The River That Made Seattle: A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish By Bj Cummings Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780295750989
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Published: University of Washington Press - May 11th, 2022

Roadside Geology of Oregon By Marli B. Miller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780878426317
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Published: Mountain Press - October 15th, 2014

When the first edition of Roadside Geology of Oregon was published in 1978, it was revolutionarythe first book in a series designed to educate, inspire, and wow nongeologists. Back then, the implications of plate tectonic theory were only beginning to shape geologic research and discussion.


Roche Harbor (Images of America) By Richard Walker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738571058
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 24th, 2009

Roche Harbor's deep, protected waters and abundant resources inspired poets, one of whom wrote in 1903, "A rock-bound coast hems in a wealth of verdant pastures sweet; / Deep forests cover vale and hill where fresh and salt waters meet." For millennia, this was the home of the Lummi and Songhees people.


Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-And-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods By Jake Jaramillo, Cathy Jaramillo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594856778
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Published: Mountaineers Books - November 12th, 2012

* The only guidebook to stairway walks in Seattle
* Explore Seattle neighborhoods in a new way with these interesting walks in Seattle


Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City By David B. Williams Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - March 15th, 2017

Seattle is often listed as one of the most walkable cities in the United States. With its beautiful scenery, miles of non-motorized trails, and year-round access, Seattle is an ideal place to explore on foot.


Seattle-Everett Interurban Railway (Images of Rail) By Cheri Ryan, Kevin K. Stadler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738580197
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 26th, 2010

Operating for 29 years, the Seattle-Everett Interurban Trolley traveled over 29 miles of rail carrying passengers and freight to nearly 30 stops along its line.


Seattle's 1962 World's Fair (Images of America) By Bill Cotter Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 11th, 2010

When the United States entered the 1960s, the nation was swept up in the Space Race as the United States and the Soviet Union competed for supremacy in rocket and satellite technologies. Cities across the country hoped to attract new aerospace companies, but the city leaders of Seattle launched the most ambitious campaign of all.


Seattle's Historic Hotels (Images of America) By Robin Shannon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738580029
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - March 1st, 2010

Mary Ann Conklin, also known as "Madame Damnable," ran Seattle's first hotel, the Felker House, which burned to the ground in the Great Seattle Fire of 1889. The Rainier Hotel was erected quickly following the Great Seattle Fire but razed around 1910.


Seattle's Luna Park (Images of America) By Aaron J. Naff Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - August 15th, 2011

Luna Park emerged on the north end of Alki Beach during the golden age of American amusement parks. Billed as "the Nation's Greatest Playground on the Pacific Coast," the park introduced the city to a host of novel attractions. Pleasure-seekers rode shimmering horses, thundered down the roller coaster, and marveled at daredevils and sideshows. There were games to be played, prizes to be won.


Spooked in Seattle: A Haunted Handbook (America's Haunted Road Trip) By Ross Allison Cover Image
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Published: Clerisy Press - September 13th, 2011

Join author Ross Allison as he explores the eeriest corners of the Emerald City.


Take a Walk, 3rd Edition: 110 Walks Within 30 Minutes of Seattle and the Greater Puget Sound By Sue Muller Hacking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781570616839
Published: Sasquatch Books - April 5th, 2011

This newly expanded guide proves that you don't need to venture far outside the city to find the serene wonders of the natural world. Each of these adventures is within a half-hour drive of a major urban center, from Olympia to Everett.


DK Eyewitness Top 10 Vancouver and Vancouver Island (Pocket Travel Guide) By DK Eyewitness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781465471314
Published: DK Eyewitness Travel - November 20th, 2018

Beautifully situated between the ocean and picturesque mountains, Vancouver offers the cultural vibrancy of a modern metropolis, as well as opportunities to enjoy the breathtaking rugged coastline and wilderness of nearby Vancouver Island. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you’ll find your way around Vancouver and Vancouver Island with absolute ease.


Transit: The Story of Public Transportation in the Puget Sound Region By Jim Kershner, Staff Of Historylink Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - December 13th, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest: A History By Gerald W. Williams, Mike Dombeck Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - November 1st, 2009

Unsettling Native Art Histories on the Northwest Coast (Native Art of the Pacific Northwest: A Bill Holm Center) By Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse (Editor), Aldona Jonaitis (Editor) Cover Image
By Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse (Editor), Aldona Jonaitis (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780295750705
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Published: University of Washington Press - August 1st, 2022

Inseparable from its communities, Northwest Coast art functions aesthetically and performatively beyond the scope of non-Indigenous scholarship, from demonstrating kinship connections to manifesting spiritual power. Contributors to this volume foreground Indigenous understandings in recognition of this rich context and its historical erasure within the discipline of art history.


Urban Hikes Washington: A Guide to the State's Greatest Urban Hiking Adventures By Brandon Fralic, Rachel Wood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781493047833
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - July 1st, 2020

Explore Washington's lush forests and Cascade Mountain views without traveling deep into the backcountry. This book features 40 easy-to-follow urban trails that allow hikers of all levels to discover the landmarks that shape the Evergreen state's cities and towns.


Urban Trails: Kitsap: Bainbridge Island/ Key Peninsula/ Bremerton/ Silverdale/ Gig Harbor By Craig Romano Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781680510225
Published: Mountaineers Books - September 7th, 2016

Urban Trails: Kitsap focuses on the trails, parks, and preserves within the urban and suburban areas around Bremerton, Bainbridge Island, and the Key and Kitsap peninsulas. You'll find trails to beaches, old growth forests, lakeshores, wildlife-rich wetlands, rolling hills, scenic vistas, meadows, historic sites, and vibrant communities.


Walking Washington's History: Ten Cities By Judy Bentley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780295996684
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Published: University of Washington Press - April 1st, 2016

Walking Washington's History: Ten Cities, a follow-up to Judy Bentley's bestselling Hiking Washington's History, showcases the state's engaging urban history through guided walks in ten major cities. Using narrated walks, maps, and historic photographs, Bentley reveals each city's aspirations.


Washington Day Trips by Theme By Ellie Kozlowski Cover Image
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Published: Adventure Publications - May 25th, 2021

This guidebook is packed with Washington's best destinations, and they're organized by theme-so readers can decide what to do and then find where to do it.


Waterway: The Story of Seattle's Locks and Ship Canal By David B. Williams, Jennifer Ott, Staff Of Historylink Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781933245430
Published: University of Washington Press - June 1st, 2017

Why does a city surrounded by water need another waterway? Find out what drove Seattle's civic leaders to pursue the dream of a Lake Washington Ship Canal for more than sixty years and what role it has played in the region's development over the past century. Historians Jennifer Ott and David B.


Windjammers of the Pacific Rim By Jim Gibbs Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780887400865
Published: Schiffer Publishing - January 8th, 1997

As early settlers to California, Oregon and Washington came around the Horn and sailed north from San Francisco, lumber for homes and industry went south by sea from the Northwest. And with nothing to guide them but the wind, compass, sextant, stars and a sixth sense, the sturdy little ships struggled through fog and gales; more than half of them foundering.


Writer in a Life Vest: Essays from the Salish Sea By Iris Graville Cover Image
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Published: Homebound Publications - March 22nd, 2022

After nearly thirty years living in the Salish Sea's San Juan Archipelago, Iris Graville felt compelled to write about the threats to its interwoven lattice of beauty, wildness, fragility, and relationship. In 2018-19, Graville served as the Washington State Ferries' (WSF) first Writer-in-Residence on the "Interisland" route, traveling only among Lopez, Shaw, San Juan, and Orcas islands.


151 Dives in the Protected Waters of Washington State and British Columbia By Betty Pratt-Johnson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594850431
Published: Mountaineers Books - August 1st, 2007


* Guidebook includes nautical charts, maps, photographs and GPS coordinates for every boat dive
* Provides contact information for Washington and British Columbia dive shops, charter boats, and marinas
* Scuba divers are drawn to the waters of Washington and British Columbia for their abundant sea life, artificial reefs, and fascinating wrecks


75 Classic Rides Washington: The Best Road Biking Routes By Mike McQuaide Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - May 4th, 2012

* 75 truly classic cycling routes range from family-friendly paved bicycle paths to epic mountain pass climbs


For over 20 years, this comprehensive guide has been a popular choice for readers planning a cruise to Alaska. The 9th edition has been revised and updated to include new attractions and shore activities. Details of both the Inside Passage and Glacier cruises, from Seattle to Fairbanks with tour maps for each port.


Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State with Children By Erin Kirkland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781602232211
Published: University of Alaska Press - March 15th, 2014

Nearly two million people visit Alaska every year, drawn to its spectacular views and endless activities. But with such size and so many options, it can seem overwhelming when it comes to planning a family vacation to the 49th state. The best place to start?


Alpine Lakes Wilderness: The Complete Hiking Guide By Nathan Barnes, Jeremy Barnes Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - April 29th, 2019

  • 100 hikes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, including the newly protected Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley
  • Mix of day hikes and classic backpacking routes
  • Stunning, oversized full-color guide


Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes Washington By Martin Volken, Guides of Pro Guiding Service (Contribution by) Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - January 7th, 2014

Washington's Cascades, Olympics, and Mount Rainier are prime destinations for backcountry ski and snowboard adventure, and no one is better qualified to write this guidebook than Martin Volken and his team at Pro Guiding Service, based in the Cascade foothills.

The all-new guidebook includes 80 routes throughout the state -- plus one in British Columbia -- Ideal for intermediate to expert skier


Backpacking Oregon: From River Valleys to Mountain Meadows By Douglas Lorain, Becky Ohlsen (Revised by) Cover Image
By Douglas Lorain, Becky Ohlsen (Revised by)
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Published: Wilderness Press - December 11th, 2018

Backpacking Oregon presents 26 carefully crafted backpacking trips to some of the most magnificent landscapes in the state, providing vital information, photographs, and trail maps.


Bainbridge Island (Images of America) By Donald R. Tjossem, Bainbridge Island Historical Museum Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 24th, 2013

Bainbridge Island sits in the middle of Puget Sound in Washington State. Its unique history starts with the Native Americans and includes logging, farming, fishing, and shipbuilding from the late 1800s through the present. Early explorers included George.


Beautiful Olympic Peninsula Travel Guide: Best Attractions - Hidden Treasures Easy Travel Planning Tools By Karen Patry Cover Image
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Published: Gatekeeper Press - January 17th, 2018

Lots of planning and preparation happens before the dream vacation does. Beautiful Olympic Peninsula Travel Guide prepares and accompanies you from start to finish.
- Plan your trip and settle on an itinerary. Finalize your plans with lists of local festivals, equipment rentals, and whale-watching or commercial tour companies.


Best Bike Rides Seattle: Great Recreational Rides in the Metro Area By Gene Bisbee Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - July 1st, 2014

Best Bike Rides Seattle describes 41 of the greatest recreational rides in Seattle. Road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures.


Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington: Year-Round Opportunities Including Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks and the North Cascades By Peter Stekel Cover Image
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - July 30th, 2016

Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington combines the best aspects of hiking and wildflowers into one guide. The Best Wildflower Hikes series features 40 hikes with honorable mentions throughout that focus on the best wildflowers in western Washington.


Cape Scott and the North Coast Trail: Hiking Vancouver Island's Wildest Coast By Maria I. Bremner Cover Image
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Published: Harbour - March 7th, 2015

Part trail map, part field guide, part regional history, Cape Scott and the North Coast Trail is the first comprehensive guidebook about one of Vancouver Island's most iconic destinations.


Captain George Vancouver in Alaska and the North Pacific By James K. Barnett Cover Image
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Published: Todd Communications - July 1st, 2017

Two of the Northwest Coast's largest cities and its most prominent island are named after the British explorer, George Vancouver, who is largely unknown despite his unprecedented five-year voyage during 1791-95, probably the longest voyage in European history.


Catastrophe to Triumph: Bridges of the Tacoma Narrows By Richard S. Hobbs, Douglas B. MacDonald (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780874222890
Published: Washington State University Press - December 1st, 2006

Just 129 days after it opened, the $6.4 million Tacoma Narrows Bridge plunged to a watery grave on November 7, 1940. Even before completion, the engineering marvel's tendency to undulate was apparent, earning it the nickname "Galloping Gertie." Still, many of those involved claimed to be utterly stunned by the failure. In Catastrophe to Triumph, Richard S.


Cemeteries of Seattle (Images of America) By Robin Shannon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738548135
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 1st, 2007

A fascinating story exists just below Seattle's surface, buried in the city's many historic cemeteries. Founded in 1872 on land acquired from Doc Maynard, Lake View Cemetery holds the remains of one of Seattle's favorite sons, Bruce Lee, whose son Brandon Lee is buried beside him.


Charlie's Charts: North to Alaska By Charles Wood, Margo Wood Cover Image
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Published: Paradise Cay Publications - November 1st, 2015

This cruising guide provides navigation information for a boater departing from Victoria and traveling along the British Columbia and Southeast Alaskan coasts following the protected waters of the Inside Passage to Glacier Bay, Alaska.


The City Is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle an Animal History of Seattle (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books) By Frederick L. Brown, Paul S. Sutter (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - February 8th, 2019

Winner of the 2017 Virginia Marie Folkins Award, Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO)

Winner of the 2017 Hal K. Rothman Book Prize, Western History Association


The Creaky Knees Guide Washington, 2nd Edition: The 100 Best Easy Hikes By Seabury Blair, Jr. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632170095
Published: Sasquatch Books - May 17th, 2016

Find the best easy hiking trails across Washington state with this friendly guide to the best 100 day hikes in the state!


Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Washington By Adrienne Schaefer Cover Image
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Published: Wilderness Press - September 12th, 2017

Discover the best of the PCT for day hikes or weekend jaunts.

The 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail is a hiker's dream. In Washington State, it runs past windswept views, expansive meadows, pristine glaciers, old-growth forests, and more.


Day Hikes in the Pacific Northwest: 90 Favorite Trails, Loops, and Summit Scrambles Within a Few Hours of Portland and Seattle By Don J. Scarmuzzi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781513261423
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Published: Westwinds Press - April 24th, 2018

Looking for the perfect day hike in the Portland and Seattle regions? This guidebook of the Pacific Northwest provides avid hikers with full-color photographs and maps, detailed information on every trail's elevation, distance, difficulty, and duration, and specifics of the route with the author Don Scarmuzzi's own personal tips.


The Disabled Hiker's Guide to Western Washington and Oregon: Outdoor Adventures Accessible by Car, Wheelchair, and on Foot By Syren Nagakyrie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781493057856
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - September 1st, 2022

The Disabled Hiker's Guide to Western Washington and Oregon is the first book of its kind to consider the diverse needs of disabled people in the outdoors. This groundbreaking guidebook will include 60 outdoor adventures, including drive-up experiences, verified wheelchair accessible trails, and foot trails suitable for disabled hikers.


Downtown Tacoma (Images of America) By Caroline Denyer Gallacci, Ron Karabaich Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738570020
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - August 19th, 2009

In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad selected the south shore of Commencement Bay as the terminus of its transcontinental line. Connected to, but independent of the railroad, the Tacoma Land Company created a city adjacent to the terminus.


Early Spokane (Images of America) By Don Popejoy, Penny Hutten Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 15th, 2010

Spokan Falls, known as the "Capital of the Inland Empire," was named after the Spokan Indians and the picturesque falls. In 1891, the name was changed to Spokane. The town thrived as a result of the abundant waters of the Spokane River, which powered saw and grain mills, and lured major transcontinental railways to Spokane in 1881.


Easy Weekend Getaways from Seattle: Short Breaks in the Pacific Northwest By Anna Katz Cover Image
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Published: Countryman Press - June 11th, 2019

A weekend warrior’s guide to the best expeditions within striking distance of Seattle


Everett Fishermen (Images of America) By Raejean Hasenoehrl, Everett Fisherman's Tribute Committee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738558318
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 2nd, 2008

In the late 1890s, the migration of Croatian and Norwegian fishermen to Washington State launched an era of worldwide exportation of salmon from the Puget Sound and surrounding waters. Specific to Everett came a group of fishermen proficient in the art of purse seining. With dauntless energy, they set about the task of conquering the open waters to survive in their newfound home.


Eyewitness Top 10 Seattle (Pocket Travel Guide) By DK Eyewitness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780241566039
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Published: DK Eyewitness Travel - July 19th, 2022

Fuelled by espresso coffee, Seattle is a trendy, vibrant, and ambitious city at the helm of technology and popular culture. Beyond the skyscrapers and farmers’ markets, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains beckon with unmatched natural beauty.


Falcon Guide: Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon: A Guide to the States' Best Hot Springs (Falcon Guides: Touring Hot Springs) By Jeff Birkby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762792924
Published: Falcon Press Publishing - October 1st, 2014

Scattered from the rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula to the dry desert lakebeds of the Alvord Desert, the hot springs of Washington and Oregon provide some of the most unique vacation opportunities in the western United States.


Fodor's Oregon (Full-Color Travel Guide #7) By Fodor's Travel Guides Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147546784
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Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - June 20th, 2017

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. Gorgeous scenery, hip cities, and a growing wine and craft beer scene make Oregon one of the top destinations for adventure and culture lovers alike.


Fodor's Pacific Northwest: Portland, Seattle, Vancouver & the Best of Oregon and Washington (Full-Color Travel Guide #21) By Fodor's Travel Guides Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147546906
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Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - September 12th, 2017

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.


Fodor's the Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises By Fodor's, Linda Coffman, Fodor's Travel Guides Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804141895
Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - March 11th, 2014

With detailed profiles of every major cruise line and ship sailing in Alaska, not to mention concise and practical overviews of more than 20 top ports and major inland destinations, this guide offers Alaska cruise passengers everything they need to know to plan and make the most of their cruise.


Healing Trees: A Pocket Guide to Forest Bathing By Ben Page, Amos Clifford (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ben Page, Amos Clifford (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781647224189
Published: Mandala Publishing - June 29th, 2021

Take a walk in the woods to find yourself. This book is intended as an easy approach to forest bathing, a concept that is now making its way into health and wellness practices.


Hiking Through History Washington: Exploring the Evergreen State's Past by Trail By Nathan Barnes, Jeremy Barnes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762792252
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - February 1st, 2014

Imagine hiking along a wooded trail in Washington and stumbling upon the stone foundation of a crumbled building or rusted railroad ties from an abandoned Northern Pacific Railway line.


Historic Photos of Puget Sound By David Wilma Cover Image
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Published: Turner - October 1st, 2009

In many ways, Puget Sound looks today as it did in the eighteenth century, when its first explorers probed into the bays and inlets. The Olympics flank the west and the Cascades rise to the east with Mount Rainier looming to the south. The deep, cold water still laps against the shore, but many of the beaches have yielded to homes and industries.


How to Rent a Fire Lookout in the Pacific Northwest By Tish McFadden, Tom Foley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780899973845
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Published: Wilderness Press - May 13th, 2005

This guidebook contains all you need to know about renting a fire lookout in the Pacific Northwest.


Isaac I. Stevens: Young Man in a Hurry By Kent D. Richards Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780874223385
Published: Washington State University Press - May 25th, 2016

"Isaac Stevens was most often in the center of activity, providing leadership, spewing out orders and ideas, shaping events, or creating controversy. He was a man either loved or hated."--Kent D. Richards.


Kay Fanning's Alaska Story: Memoir of a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Newspaper Publisher on America's Northern Frontier By Kay Fanning, Katherine Field Stephen (With) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780974501475
Published: Epicenter Press (WA) - October 1st, 2006

Lake Washington: The East Side (Images of America) By Eastside Heritage Center Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738531069
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 7th, 2006

Lake Washington is among the most spectacular urban water bodies in the world. From Kirkland through Bellevue to Kennydale, the lake has shaped and defined the communities that hug its eastern shore for nearly 150 years,


Living with Thunder: Exploring the Geologic Past, Present, and Future of Pacific Northwest Landscapes By Ellen Morris Bishop Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - November 1st, 2014

The Pacific Northwest is a region defined by its geology as much as its rugged coastline, drippy westside forests, fertile farms, and canyoned eastside grasslands. These landscapes have been forged by volcanoes, crumpled by faults and sculpted by water and ice. But the Northwest’s geologic DNA is rooted in volcanic activity.


Logging in Mason County: 1946-1985 (Images of America) By Michael Fredson Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - March 23rd, 2015

In 1946, the US Forest Service and Simpson Logging Company agreed to a sustained yield unit, cooperatively managing lands for 100 years for "community stability." Championed by USFS chief William Greeley and dubbed the "Sustained Steal" by detractors, the Shelton Cooperative Sustained Yield Unit nonetheless provided jobs for returning World War II veterans.


Lonely Planet Canada (Country Guide) By Lonely Planet, Korina Miller, Kate Armstrong, Anna Kaminski, Adam Karlin, John Lee, Carolyn McCarthy, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Benedict Walker, Phillip Tang, James Bainbridge Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786573353
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.


Lonely Planet Seattle (City Guide) By Lonely Planet, Brendan Sainsbury, Celeste Brash Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786573322
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Published: Lonely Planet - April 18th, 2017

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Seattle is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.


The Long Beach Peninsula (Images of America) By Nancy L. Hobbs, Donella J. Lucero Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - August 24th, 2005

Jutting northward from the mouth of the Columbia River, the Long Beach Peninsula defines Washington's southwestern coastal geography. The picturesque blend of beach and forest along the river, Willapa Bay, and the Pacific Ocean was home to the Chinook Indians who first settled this region.


Moon Coastal Oregon (Travel Guide) By Judy Jewell, W. C. McRae Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631217364
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Published: Moon Travel - March 13th, 2018

Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides!

Discover the incredible outdoor adventure and charming seaside towns that define this dramatic coastline with Moon Coastal Oregon. Inside you'll find:


Moon Oregon By Judy Jewell, W. C. McRae Cover Image
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Published: Moon Travel - May 31st, 2016

Discover Oregon with Moon Travel Guides!

Moon Oregon reveals the originality, authenticity, and respect for the great outdoors that define the beautiful Beaver State.


Inside you'll find:


Moon Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: California, Oregon & Washington (Travel Guide) By Victoriah Arsenian Cover Image
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Published: Moon Travel - December 22nd, 2015

Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!

The PCH is an epic journey: 1,700 miles of vibrant cities, lively coastal towns, and dramatic cliffs, all bordered by the glittering Pacific Ocean. Inside Moon Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip you'll find:


Moon San Juan Islands: Best Hikes, Local Spots, and Weekend Getaways (Travel Guide) By Don Pitcher Cover Image
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Published: Moon Travel - May 26th, 2020

'Island time' isn't just for the tropics: Escape to evergreen forests, pebbled shorelines, and the glittering sea with Moon San Juan Islands.


Moon Washington (Travel Guide) By Matthew Lombardi Cover Image
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Published: Moon Travel - April 24th, 2018

Discover Washington with Moon Travel Guides!

Whether you're headed to top of the Space Needle or Mount Rainier, explore the unique culture and rugged wilderness of the Evergreen State with Moon Washington.


Mountain Climbing in Washington State (Images of Modern America) By Donald R. Tjossem Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - March 30th, 2015

This book contains images of many of the mountains and views that are available to be climbed in Washington State. Washington's mountains have been used for many years as a training ground for major international mountain climbing expeditions. The very first Americans to climb Mount Everest trained on the mountains of Washington State.


Music in Washington: Seattle and Beyond (Images of America) By Peter Blecha Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 1st, 2007

For more than 100 years, the Pacific Northwest has been making music history.


Guide to Indigenous Rock Carvings of the Northwest Coast: Petroglyphs and Rubbings of the Pacific Northwest By Beth Hill Cover Image
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Published: Hancock House Publishers - June 1st, 2019

What is a petroglyph? Who made them and why? What is rock rubbing? How is it made? In her book, Guide to Indigenous Rock Carvings, Beth Hill examines these questions. She gives a fascinating introduction to the subject of First Peoples Petroglyphs of the Northwest Coastal Region - BC, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.


Nature Guide to the Victoria Region By Ann Nightingale, Claudia Copley (Editor) Cover Image
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Published: The Royal British Columbia Museum - November 15th, 2012

The Victoria region is a natural wonderland—one of the most biologically rich areas of the country, with many plants and animals found nowhere else in Canada. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned naturalist, a visitor or a resident, this book will give you the knowledge you need to get the most out of your explorations of southeastern Vancouver Island.


North Beach Peninsula's Ir&n (Images of Rail) By Sydney Stevens, Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738570204
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 1st, 2009

For nearly 40 years, the quirky little narrow-gauge railroad, begun in 1889 by the Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company, ran along the North Beach Peninsula in southwestern Washington.


Ocean Shores (Images of America) By Gene Woodwick Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 14th, 2010

Ocean Shores was the newest city in Washington for nearly 40 years, but for centuries before it had been a place of permanent occupation and food gathering for Native American tribes and a place for sea otter hunters, pioneers, and settlers to reach the interior of the Olympic Peninsula.


Olympia (Postcard History) By Jill Bullock Cover Image
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - March 1st, 2010

Located on the southernmost point of Puget Sound, the Olympia area was occupied by the Coastal Salish Indians for many generations before American settlers established a town site there in 1846. First the provisional territorial capital in 1853, incorporated as a town in 1859, it then became the permanent state capital when Washington attained statehood in 1889.


Day Hike Washington: Olympic Peninsula, 5th Edition: More than 70 Trails You Can Hike in a Day (Day Hike!) By Seabury Blair, Jr. Cover Image
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Published: Sasquatch Books - April 25th, 2023

Explore the best of the Olympic Peninsula with 73 incredible hikes in and around Olympic National Park, including Hurricane Ridge, the Elwha River, the Hoh Rain Forest, and Hood Canal. Featuring the lush rainforests, mountain vistas, waterfalls, and wild ocean beaches, each trail is rated from easy to extreme, giving first-time or veteran hikers the variety they want, as well as top


The Lines That Make Us: Stories from Nathan's Bus By Nathan Vass, Paul Constant (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Nathan Vass, Paul Constant (Foreword by)
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Published: Chin Music - April 6th, 2021

Nathan Vass has been driving a Seattle city bus at night for the last decade. He began writing a popular blog, The View from Nathan's Bus, about his encounters with the riders of the No. 7 bus, which cuts through the heart of the city's Rainier Valley, one of the most racially and ethnically diverse zip codes in the US. Nathan's blog entries grew into this book.


Seattle from the Margins: Exclusion, Erasure, and the Making of a Pacific Coast City By Megan Asaka Cover Image
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Published: University of Washington Press - December 13th, 2022

From the origins of the city in the mid-nineteenth century to the beginning of World War II, Seattle's urban workforce consisted overwhelmingly of migrant laborers who powered the seasonal, extractive economy of the Pacific Northwest.